Althea Marshall Brooks
Althea Marshall Brooks' work spans at-risk youth development, employment and education initiatives and training programs, affordable subsidized housing development, community economic revitalization efforts, restoring and enhancing the capacity of small businesses, post-secondary efforts for displaced workers, and community organizing. Mrs. Brooks is the Executive Director of the state's first Cradle to Career Initiative - Waterbury Bridge to Success Community Partnership. Using a collective impact approach with an equity lens, Bridge to Success collaborates with over 90 community partners including Waterbury Public Schools, businesses, local public and private organizations that are passionate about creating opportunities for local youth to ensure they succeed in school, career and life. She is responsible for mobilizing a diverse community around a common agenda that employs evidence-based strategies, ensures shared measurement systems, and guides the community as they pursue mutually reinforcing activities in an environment of constant communication
Phone: (203) 754 0040
She received her Bachelor of Science from the School of Family Studies at the University of Connecticut, a Master of Science in Sociology from Southern Connecticut State University, and a Master of Divinity in Religion from Yale University Divinity School.